turnover rate


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Turnover rate

Measures trading activity during a particular period. Portfolios with high turnover rates incur higher transaction costs and are more likely to distribute capital gains, which are taxable to nonretirement accounts.

Turnover Rate

The ratio at which a fund or portfolio trades the securities in it. A higher turnover rate indicates active management; if it becomes very high, this may indicate that the broker or manager is trading securities for the sake of collecting more in fees. It is calculated as the trading volume of the fund or portfolio as a percentage of the entire portfolio. See also: Prudent person rule.

turnover rate

1. The trading volume in a particular stock during a time period (generally one year) as a percentage of the total number of shares of that stock outstanding. The turnover rate adjusts for the differences in outstanding shares and provides a measure of the relative activity in a stock.
2. For an investment company, the volume of shares traded as a percentage of the number of shares in the company's portfolio. A high turnover rate may indicate excessive trading and commissions.

turnover rate

The rate at which tenants or clients depart and are replaced.

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11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The annualized linehaul driver turnover rate at large truckload fleets remained over 100% for the second straight month, and the churn at smaller truckload carriers rose to a five-year high, according to American Trucking Associations' Trucking Activity Report.
And they're not nearly enough to make up for the rise in costs and a 50 percent turnover rate.
For all of 2011, the large truckload turnover rate averaged 83% - the highest average since 2007 when churn averaged 117%.
The third-quarter increase follows a previously reported turnover rate of 79% in the second quarter of the year and sets the benchmark rate at its highest level since the first quarter of 2008.
In the Eighties neighborhood, turnover rate declined from 9.
The turnover rate for drivers at large truckload fleets rose four basis points from the first quarter's rate of 75%, pushing the rate to its highest point since the second quarter of 2008.
Nursing homes have recently reported lower nurse assistant turnover rates after using the program, and one major nursing home chain adopted the program after comparing several methods of instruction used in their homes.
Less-than-truckload fleets continued to experience a very low turnover rate, with the figure rising to 8% from 6% the previous quarter.
In fact, the median voluntary turnover rate for first-year nurses is 27.
Results indicated that for the twelve-month period ending March 31, 2006, the average voluntary turnover rate was 14.
MidCoast enjoys a low turnover rate resulting in high degree of both employee loyalty and customer satisfaction.
Sixty percent (60%) said the national turnover rate will increase, but only 20% said their own practices' turnover rate will grow.